Aquavit

Aquavit is a traditional Scandanavian digestif flavored with caraway and spices. We offer a number of styles and flavors in our regular and seasonal offerings.


Riktig Aquavit
a classic Norwegian-style aquavit

"Riktig" means Proper or True.

Classic Norwegian-style Scandinavian liquor flavored with caraway, mustard and two secret spices, then rested* on local alder. Caraway forward and meant for pairing with rich, fatty meats like smoked lamb, sausage or duck.

*The Federal Government prohibits the use of the word 'aged' with any product other than whiskey or brandy.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available

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Älskar Aquavit
a citron aquavit designed to pair with oysters

"Älskar" means Love.

Southern-Swedish Aquavit in the style of Skåne or Hallands Fläder, this citron flavored aquavit is nuanced with notes of caraway, coriander, grains of paradise and other spices. For oyster and mussel pairing.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available

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Midsommar Aquavit
rich, woodsy and flavorful dill aquavit

"Midsommar" means Summer Solstice.

Distilled caraway with citrus, vanilla bean and three kinds of dill, then infused with dill pollen for a woodsy, flavorful summer Aquavit. Perfect for pairing with crayfish, crab and salmon.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available

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Nymodig Aquavit
liquorice forward Northwest-style aquavit

"Nymodig" means Newfangled or Modern. We even put a bird on it.

Distilled with the classic Aquavit trifecta of Caraway, Anise and Fennel, no sweetener was added, making this a surprisingly dry licorice flavored aquavit.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available

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Fruit Liqueurs and Brandies

The best way to enjoy our fantastic Washington State fruit. Each product is carefully handmade, and some are released in batches of only a handful of cases at a time.


Cherry Bounce
fresh sour cherry flavor with notes of caramel, maple and almond.

Based on an historic colonial recipe by Martha Washington, this is a drinking liqueur that tastes like a piece of fresh cherry pie soaked in sherry and port.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 20-30% ABV, 375ml and 50ml available

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Vodka

house-produced Farm Vodkas made from local fruits and veg, and a quality well for professionals.


Farm Vodka

Unflavored vodka distilled from local farm fruits and vegetables. Each batch is made from something different, like cherries, pumpkins or strawberries. Not flavored vodka: plain vodka made from fruit.

  • Availability: Year Round Small Batch. Sour Cherry and Pumpkin are currently available.
  • Tasting Room Price: $30
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available
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Well Vodka

Corn Base - Very neutral and a just a touch sweet. Great for mixing. Terrific top-shelf quality vodka for a fraction of the store price becuase we don't sell BS, just vodka.

  • Availability: Year Round
  • Tasting Room Price: $17 (Licensees: ask us about our special on and off premise pricing program)
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available
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Seasonal

Our products rotate and change with the seasons, and there's always something new to try in our tasting room.


Viking Ship 6 Pack Assortment
All six of our 2016 aquavits in a special longship shaped carrier (c).

100 ml bottles each of Caraway, Citron, Dill, Licorice, Holiday Spice, and Cask Strength aquavit. Small enough to sample, big enough to share!

  • Availability: November - December.
  • Tasting Room Price: $60
  • 6 x 100 ml bottles. 40% - 60% ABV ()Sold as a set only - no individual 100ml bottles available.)
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Skogen Aquavit
fruity with a nose of fresh pine

"Skogen" means Forest.

Flavored with freshly harvested Sitka Spruce tips picked on the perfect springtime day from a single tree in Ballard, this is our most anticipated special release of the year, normally available only in July & August, with a limited number of bottles reserved for December.

  • Availability: July-August, and December. SOLD OUT FOR 2016
  • Tasting Room Price: $35 in Summer, $50 in December
  • 40% ABV, 375ml
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Ragnarok Aquavit
for hardcore vikings only

"Ragnarok" is the Viking Apocalypse.

Serious Aquavit. Weighing in at 120 proof, and packed with extra spices, this dark, very strong edition is for hardcore vikings only.

  • Availability: November - December.
  • Tasting Room Price: $50
  • 60% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available
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Tomten Aquavit
Yuletide aquavit flavored with sweet baking spices

The "Tomten" is a holiday gnome.

Our winter holiday release, just like back in Sweden! Made specifically for Glögg, this yultide caraway aquavit is flavored with sweet baking spices like allspice, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. Terrific in any spiced holiday drink: eggnog, spiced cider, even holiday morning coffee!

  • Availability: November - December.
  • Tasting Room Price: $40
  • 40% ABV, 750ml and 50ml available

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